Professor Rob Doughty

MB BS (Lond.) MD FRCP FRACP FESC FCSANZ

Biography

Professor Rob Doughty holds the Heart Foundation Chair of Heart Health at the University of Auckland where he runs a programme of research related to improving the understanding of the causes, prevention and treatment of heart disease in NZ. He is a cardiologist at the Green Lane Cardiovascular Service, Auckland City Hospital and at the Auckland Heart Group.

Research | Current

Current research interests include the genetic and environmental causes of premature coronary disease, cardiovascular risk management, outcomes and innovative therapies for patients with heart failure, atrial fibrillation and individual patient data meta-analyses.

Refer to the Heart Health Research web pages for more information relating to current research programme.

Teaching | Current

Professor Doughty teaches at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at The University of Auckland.  Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate medical student teaching and supervision of postgraduate students. 

Responsibilities

Heart Foundation Chair of Heart Health, University of Auckland

Cardiologist, Green Lane Cardiovascular Service, Auckland City Hospital

Areas of expertise

Cardiovascular Medicine

Clinical research and clinical trials

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Scientific Advisory Group of NZ Heart Foundation (2005 - present)

Assistant Editor for Heart 2013-2015

International Journal of Cardiology (Assistant Editor)

Assistant Editor for European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Pharmacology (2014-present)

Cardiology Advanced Training Committee Auckland District Health Board (2008-present)

Continuing Education and Recertification Committee of the Cardiac Society (2010 -2015)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Primary office location

AUCKLAND HOSPITAL - Bldg 599
Level 12, Room 12049
2 PARK RD
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand